Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences. Special Issue: IGCETMA 2018

Job Insecurity and Job Performance: The Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction

Muhammad Tufail, Fahad Sultan, Syed Haider Khalil , Shahnaz Sahibzada

Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

Considering the recommendation to study the stress and job outcomes relationship in non-western country, the present study aims to investigate the relationship between job insecurity and job performance as well as the mediating role of job satisfaction between the two constructs. By applying purposive sampling technique, data was collected from 363 officer ranked employees of different private sector organizations. Time-lagged multiple sources data collection technique was applied. The results confirmed the negative relation of job insecurity with job satisfaction and job performance. In addition, this study also proved that job satisfaction mediates the relationship between job insecurity and employee job performance. This study also demonstrates that selected organisations are exposed to international competition; their products and services compete across region.
Keywords: Job Insecurity, Job Satisfaction, Job Performance


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